Confusing words worksheet

Complete the following sentences using an appropriate word or phrase.

1. I must be …………….. weight. (losing / loosing)

2. My clothes have become ……………….. (lose / loose)

3. What’s your ……………… reason for quitting? (principal / principle)

4. Newton discovered the ……………….. of gravity. (principle / principal)

5. What is the ……………… of those shoes? (price / prize)

6. I spent a ……………… evening at home. (quiet / quite)

7. You are ………………. the most interesting person I have ever met. (quite / quiet)

8. I’m hot. Let’s find some …………….. to sit in. (shade / shadow)

9. In the evening your ……………… is longer than you are. (shade / shadow)

10. Don’t shout at her. She is very ……………….. (sensible / sensitive)

Answers

1. I must be losing weight.

2. My clothes have become loose.

3. What’s your principal reason for quitting?

4. Newton discovered the principle of gravity.

5. What is the price of those shoes?

6. I spent a quiet evening at home.

7. You are quite the most interesting person I have ever met.

8. I’m hot. Let’s find some shade to sit in.

9. In the evening your shadow is longer than you are.

10. Don’t shout at her. She is very sensitive.

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